World Cup 2014: 5 Biggest Talking Points from the Quarter-Final Games

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World Cup 2014: 5 Biggest Talking Points from the Quarter-Final Games
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The semi-final line-up at this summer’s World Cup is complete, with hosts Brazil taking on Germany on Tuesday and Argentina facing Holland the following day.

But the road to the last four was littered with incident and drama, as Colombia, France, Costa Rica and Belgium all crashed out of the South American showcase.

There were brave performances, heart-breaking injuries, controversial decisions and disappointing displays along the way, as well as one of the bravest substitutions of all time.

So with a quartet of big names remaining as the competition reaches its climax, and in no particular order, Bleacher Report takes a look at the five biggest talking points of the quarter-finals.

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